Not every heist ends up like The Italian Job or similar scenario. In fact, more often than not, crime doesn’t pay. Even the most ambitious and well planned robberies have landed thieves in prison for decades. The folks at Fred Dahr Defense Attorney have put together an infographic to illustrate the most famous heists in history and determine if the crime really is worth the time.
Hollywood movies have added glamour and excitement to diamond heists, as well as provide viewers a cinematic experience on how they are executed without a hitch. This Brilliance infographic featuring some of the most famous ones shows the many “facets” that make up a high-profile diamond theft. It also describes the different profiles of those who work to make the heist a success: the hacker, the grafter, the mastermind, the thief, and the muscle guy.
There’s nothing like a good action movie with an exciting heist, but ever wonder if they really happen in real life? This infographic presented by homesecurtysystem.com highlights the worlds three biggest heists.
This infographic, published by United Rare Coins, explores some of the most famous as well as most expensive gold heists in history, showing when they occurred, how much the thieves got away with and how they did it.